Worms Rumble – PC + PlayStation cross-play beta begins next month

[Steam page] Team17 today announced a slew of Worms Rumble news, confirming a PlayStation/PC cross-play beta from 6th November, and a full release for the strategic real-time action game on PlayStation 4+5, and PC in December. The latest instalment features fast-paced, relentless skirmishes for up to 32 players per match across modes including Deathmatch and Squads. Pre-orders for Worms Rumble on Steam is now live, providing access to the “New Challenger” pack featuring a cache of exclusive cosmetic items.

The second map coming to Worms Rumble at launch – Portal Park – is also being revealed today. An arena featuring a fantastical portal that can change the environment in dramatic ways, Portal Park also includes underground train tracks that provide rapid transit to other parks of the map. The announcement of Portal Park follows on from the reveal of Missile Mall in the summer, which takes place in a huge, sprawling shopping mall complete with ballistic missile. Fan favorite gadgets, including Grapple Guns and the Jet Pack are also making a return ready for players to traverse the maps and get the edge over competition.

Access to a plethora of exclusive cosmetic items, including; an outfit, beanie, skin pattern, baseball bat skin, player banner, and challenge title, is now available through pre-orders on Steam. The “New Challenger” bonus pack will provide PC players with the option to further finetune their Worms Rumble look as they fight for victory. Further cosmetic items will be available and unlocked as players progress through the ranks, including hats and glasses, bringing a wide variety of customization options so each Worm can be unique in the arena.

Worms Rumble key features:

• Real-time, frantic, 32-player action: Worms Rumble makes history as the first game in the series to introduce real-time strategic combat and object destruction

• Get more targets with cross-play matchmaking: Whether on PS4, PS5, or PC, players can battle against players from all other platforms

• Make your Worm its own: No Worms game would be complete without cosmetics and personalization, ranging from outfits and hats to skins for your worm and weapons they wield

• Lock and load your arsenal: Crates across the maps contain weapons like the Bazooka, Assault Rifle, and Holy Hand Grenade, with Jet Packs and Grapple Guns providing extra movement options